Their performances will be found under the description of the first keelless eight.
Before we got there, though, there was an upheaval in the water just ahead, and up came a back like a keelless ship bottom up.
Just a similar sort of prejudice was displayed against the earlier style of rowing in keelless boats.
From that time the keelless racing boat has held its own, fours and pairs and sculling boats all following suit.
We well recollect the sensation produced by the first keelless eight, that of Chester, in 1856.
Two very usual club rules are, that juniors shall not begin by racing in keelless crank boats, but in steady ‘tub’-built craft.